Alumni News

Rooftop Party Kicks Off Summer at CEU

More than 150 students and alumni packed the CEU rooftop for a fun, pre-graduation end-of-year chillout party on Friday, June 21. Attendees – many fresh from thesis defence – enjoyed drinks, live music, quiz and quality time with friends and classmates on the year’s first night of summer. SEE PHOTOS.

Pakistan, Waqas Shabir (SPP '18)

Waqas is CEU’s alumni chapter leader in Lahore, Pakistan. He is currently engaged in the health and education sector reforms in Pakistan.

Waqas graduated with a master’s degree in public policy from School of Public Policy (SPP) in 2018. During his time at CEU, he was actively involved in co-curricular activities. He represented SPP at the CEU Student Union and headed the Career Services Committee. In addition, he also won the NASPAA-Batten Student Simulation Competition in Europe in 2018. 

CEU Alumnus Popescu Moldovan Foreign Minister

June 27, 2019

CEU alumnus Nicu Popescu (IR MA '03, PhD '09) was recently appointed Foreign Minister of the Republic of Moldova. He has since commented extensively on the constitutional crisis in that country. See interview.

Homecoming: Alumni Meet in Skopje

June 17, 2019

More than a dozen CEU alumni and friends met for a lively summer meetup in Skopje, North Macedonia on Wednesday, June 5.

Gathering at the Public Room bar, the event drew a wide spectrum of CEU alumni. It was also the first alumni meetup in Skopje hosted by CEU Alumni Relations Head Nena Grceva (GENS ’05), herself a native of Skopje.

Attendees were from graduating classes 1993 to 2018, and many are making an impact in NGOs, academia and business. Many attendees have also supported CEU as alumni donors and volunteers.

Together Again! First CEU Alumni Meetup in Ljubljana in Decade

June 14, 2019

It was high time to catch up. And on Thursday, May 30 CEU alumni and friends held their first meetup in Ljubljana, Slovenia in a decade!  

Ten CEU alumni met at Ljubljana’s Pritličje bar and cultural center – and talked for nearly four hours straight! Things got nostalgic, with stories of student days and parties – and readings of Foucault – as well as stories of post CEU life and talk of the future, including CEU’s move to Vienna.